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March 1, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 9
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March 1, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 9
In pursuit of innovative products, L’Oréal’s R&D scientists address beauty ‘from the cell to the gesture’
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 17-22)
Features
Education
Up again by 1% from the previous year, women’s progress is steady but glacial (pp. 42-43)
ACS News
Final Program: San Francisco, March 21–25 (p.55)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Inside The Beauty Lab

Treading Lighter
L'Oréal is increasing its commitment to sustainability when developing new ingredients
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News of the Week

European Firms Look To Future

Earnings: Fourth quarter makes chemical companies hopeful about 2010
(p.11)

A Protein That Aids Forgetting

Neuroscience: Small G-protein Rac helps the fruit fly brain remove memories
(p.12)

NIH And FDA Team Up

Collaboration: Agencies partner 
to help regulators bring new drugs to market faster
(p.12)

Industry Sustainability Study

BASF, Air Liquide lead in creating sustainable value; Dow is last, BASF-funded study finds
(p.13)

New Way To Screen α-conotoxins

Drug Discovery: Work could lead to medications based on these neuroactive peptides
(p.13)

Drug Firms Create Cancer Nonprofit

Research: Lilly, Merck, and Pfizer target disease in Asia
(p.14)

EPA Delays CO2 Cuts

Greenhouse Gas: Agency postpones limits to plant emissions until 2011 or later
(p.14)

Growing Piles Of Toxic Trash

Electronic Waste: Developing countries need to prepare for surge in domestic discards, UNEP says
(p.15)

Heavy Elements

International body dubs element 112 Copernicium
(p.15)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Agency wants to incorporate human epidemiology and incident data into risk assessments
(pp. 31-33)
Investigation: FBI concludes that government biodefense researcher Bruce Ivins was the culprit in the attacks
(p.30)

Books

Explanations for lay readers of the science behind the stuff of everyday life
(pp. 46-47)

Education

Up again by 1% from the previous year, women’s progress is steady but glacial
(pp. 42-43)
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Science & Technology

L'Oréal is increasing its commitment to sustainability when developing new ingredients
Web Exclusive
In pursuit of innovative products, L’Oréal’s R&D scientists address beauty ‘from the cell to the gesture’
(pp. 17-22)
Organic Synthesis: Bifunctional reagent adds to the tool kit for making macrocycles
(p.34)
Biogeochemistry: Symbiotic bacteria split redox reactions over long distances
(p.35)
New evidence proves that RNAs can take on multiple folded forms, just as proteins do
(pp. 36-37)
Unusual peptides with pharmacological potential are amenable to engineering
(pp. 38-39)
Discovery suggests organic ferroelectrics may not be as elusive as once thought
(p.41)

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